Mid-20th century Khotan “Samarkand” Purple, Red and Yellow Handmade Wool Rug BB7425 4'11" × 9'2" $15,000
A second quarter 20th century Samarkand rug, the purple field with a subtle Greek key motif around two columns of rectangular panels containing geometric motifs and vases issuing angular floral branches within a beige fretwork border.
Antique oriental rugs – they are essential objects of desire of not only vintage trend followers but all aficionados of beauty and sublime design. There is a good reason for such vast recognition as vintage carpets constitute the core of taste and artistry of the 20th century progressive thought. They are clearly defined by the past century’s celebration of new ideas, modern lifestyle and the Renaissance of all arts which happened about that time. The category of vintage rugs has many faces – there are numerous aspects such as historical period, style, fashion, culture, symbolism and philosophy which add up to form the dazzling array of vintage carpets.
Mid-20th century Khotan "Samarkand" Purple, Red and Yellow Handmade Wool Rug BB7425